Friday, December 2, 2011

WordPress Security Vulnerability Scanner v.1.1

 WPScan is a black box WordPress Security Scanner written in Ruby which attempts to find known security weaknesses within WordPress installations. Its intended use it to be for security professionals or WordPress administrators to asses the security posture of their WordPress installations.

Official Changelog For WPScan v.1.1 :-

  •     Detection for 750 more plugins.
  •     Detection for 107 new plugin vulnerabilities.
  •     Detection for 447 possible timthumb file locations.
  •     Advanced version fingerprinting implemented.
  •     Full Path Disclosure (FPD) checks.
  •     Auto updates.
  •     Progress indicators.
  •     Improved custom 404 checking.
  •     Improved plugin detection.
  •     Improved error_log checking.
  •     Lots of bugs fixed. Lots of small tweaks.

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